Our city of Havre de Grace on the shores where the Susquehanna River meets the Upper Chesapeake Bay, has been visited by an amazing array of watercraft over the years. Check out the variety in this blog post. We think you’ll be surprised!
Tolls are nothing new. But our casual historian of HdG has a bit of interesting bite-sized pieces of bridge tolls history of our area to share.
Kathryn Asher was a woman ahead of her time. An entrepreneurial business woman, active in the community, and actively involved with family. Read more about her and the Havre de Grace Distributing Co.
Listen to Ms. Jane Currier share a bit of history of the neighborhood where she grew up. She points out a few historical and architectural points of the houses on the southern most section of Market St. Listening, you, too might hear the geese and the low chatter of fishermen of days long gone.
Jane Currier is one of our casual historian’s favorite people! Here he shares a bit of his Currier Collection. Enjoy!
Newcomers become a part of the tapestry of our community. And Camay Calloway Brooks Murphy is a golden thread. Read about the remarkable lady – truly a gift!
The Atomic Athletic Club of Havre de Grace seems to have had quite a successful team of boxers. Names like Gatto, Vincenti, Tarquini, and others participated. Learn more from our casual historian of HdG.
It was an exciting day when Senator John F Kennedy visited Havre de Grace on his Campaign Trail for President. Read more about it here.
Enjoying the boats as the sun sets before the Havre de Grace Independence Celebrations – Fireworks.
Carousels, parades, carnivals, fireworks, all add to the memories of Havre de Grace celebrations.
It’s still exciting to remember the 2005 LPGA Championship at Bulle Rock in Havre de Grace, when the locals had the opportunity to watch Annika Sorenstam and Michele Wie. 150 fine women athletes started, with 80 after the cut.
This vintage footage from a vintage film from Walter McLhinney is a curious mystery. Do you know anything about the carousel and Hurricane Hazel of 1954, Havre de Grace, MD?
The Classic Car Show has been a part of First Fridays in Havre de Grace for many years. Enjoy this short video from 2011 and take note of the antics by Bahoukas Antique Mall owner, George!